Tasmanian Parrots – List of Parrots in Tasmania

Other birds found on Tasmania

Photos of birds found on Tasmania

Listing of Parrots (Hookbills) found on the Australian island of Tasmania:

Black Cockatoo / Yellow-tailed

Blue Mountain / Swainsons Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus)

Blue-winged Grass Parakeets or Blue-winged Parrots (Neophema chrysostoma) aka Blue-banded Parakeet or Blue-banded Grass-parakeet – Range: Tasmania, where they breed in spring and summer

Gang-gang Cockatoos (Callocephalon fimbriatum) – Range: Self-introduced into Northern Tasmania

Greater Sulfur Crested Cockatoos (Cacatua galerita galerita aka Psittacus galeritus)

Green Rosellas (Platycercus caledonicus) – Range: Tasmania and the larger islands in Bass Strait.

Ground Parrot (Pezoporus wallicus wallicus wallicus) also known as the Eastern Ground Parrot, Swamp Parrot or Button-grass Parrot

Little Lories (Glossopsitta pusilla)

Musk Lorikeets (Glossopsitta concinna)

Orange-bellied Grass Parakeets (Neophema chrysogaster) – Range: Breeds in Tasmania

Rainbow Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) – Northwest Tasmania.

Sulphur-crested Cockatoos (Cacatua galerita: eleanora, fitzroyi, galerita, triton)

Swift Parrots (Lathamus discolor)

Tasmanian Rosellas (Platycercus eximius diemenensis) – Range: Tasmania

Tasmanian Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus xanthanotus)

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus)

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